Betting blog: Rabada absence may tip scales in Australia's favour

Mitchell Marsh had a few words for Kagiso Rabada

Anantha Narayanan: Where will these young giants end their careers?

Steven Smith and Virat Kohli at the toss

Betting blog: England in position to turn the one-day screw

Joe Root goes inside-out

Betting blog: Nothing between the teams ahead of SA-Aus showdown

Lungi Ngidi holds up the ball

Betting blog: Battle of the biffers at Eden Park

D'Arcy Short made his maiden international fifty

Betting blog: Stanlake a tempting price for repeat performance

Billy Stanlake struck with each of his first two balls

Making the gloves a 'mattress'

Aiden Markram joined South Africa's physio Craig Govender to work on the gloves

Andy Zaltzman: An even contest between bat and ball is best. Ball dominating bat is second

No milestone, but cigar: the smaller contributions by India's main batsmen in Johannesburg were the difference between victory and defeat

Betting blog: England begin to walk the World Cup walk

Tom Curran and David Willey celebrate the wicket of Marcus Stoinis

Betting blog: South Africa on course for 3-0 whitewash?

Virat Kohli's reactions said a lot

Betting blog: Roy puts England on the front foot at last

Joe Root and Jason Roy put on a double-century stand

Anantha Narayanan: The dozen performances that lit up 2017

Shakib Al Hasan wheels away in celebration

Andy Zaltzman on why the 2017-18 Ashes was vastly disappointing

So what if England lost the Ashes. At least there wasn't a whole lot of this. (Unless he has been doing it for fifties as well. Has he? We don't remember.)

Betting blog: Smith expected to restore Australia's status quo

Another raise of the bat for Steven Smith...another hundred

Betting blog: Tye at the top after early rounds of BBL

Andrew Tye celebrates the wicket of Luke Wright

Andy Zaltzman on five things we learned from the Perth Ashes Test

That moustache? Village written all over it

Betting blog: Anyone for a bit of Lynnsanity?

Chris Lynn sets up to play the shot

Betting blog: Australia closing in on Ashes glory

Joe Root kicks the boundary rope after falling for 67

Andy Zaltzman on five things we learned from the Adelaide Ashes Test

A spectator indulges in a spot of sunbathing

Andy Zaltzman on five things we learned from the Melbourne Ashes Test